The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, Nashville

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Endorsed by the famous singer-songwriter’s family, The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe is your official guide to his colorful life. You’ll be taken from his early childhood and personal life to the peak of his fame and his death. Learn more about Johnny Cash’s music, his interests, and his family through interactive exhibits, short film clips and personal items. Ranked #1 on Forbes and National Geographic travel lists, the museum is not to be missed whether you’re a fan of Johnny Cash or not. Audio guides loaded with his music are available as you tour the museum. Before you head to Nashville, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Nashville trip site , to make sure you see all that Nashville has to offer, including The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.
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  • going in to the museum you walk into the gift shop - the museum is fabulous and really showcases and highlights the achievements of this amazing man The final scene is him singing in a video that was ...  more »
  • I have always been a Johnny Cash fan. It was very interesting to learn his history and passion for music at such an early age. He managed to survive alot a succeed. Worth the visit.  more »
  • Spent an hour here in the morning. Wonderful museum with very kind employees. The museum was laid out in a good way. Many interesting facts and items. Definitely bring a camera, you're allowed to take...  more »
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  • Wonderful visit. Completely enjoyed it. Reasonable entry fee. Nice layout. We had a lot of laughs on the green screen with the photo op. Johnny Cash's daughter Tara was there today signing her book Recollections. Sweet Lady. Great book. Thank you.
  • Only 3 stars because although the museum was interesting and well laid out, the employees were horrible. My family went to get our photo taken with the guitars and when they printed out, my head was cut off. We asked them to fix it and one girl with short hair snapped at us and said she would only fix one cause the other was fine. There was another larger girl there who re-printed it and cut my head off a second time and then refused to print it again. It was just a horrible experience.
  • We are Johnny Cash fans. I did not believe this exhibit was as personal about the life and times of a legend like Johnny. If felt more like the unapproved biography than the real thing. In fairness there are some amazing artifacts: Did you know Johnny Cash was proficient in Morse Code? Or that he was an accomplished radio operator in the Military? There are films, songs and some clothing in this small, crowded museum. I stress "small." It is difficult to see a lot of the exhibition because you have to wait or move on. I feel for the entrance fee, the museum could restrict by amount of people per hour, to allow for a more free flowing experience. You and I know that will not happen. So expect crowds and try if you can to learn something you did not already know about Mr. Cash. In particular I was interested in his early life, what ever happened to his children, ex wife and then June Carter? More personal stories and artifacts would have been something of interest.
  • Cost about 20$ to get in. They did offer a 57$ package with Grand Old Oprey and another museum which sounded like a great deal, but we just didn't have the time. Had so many cool little pockets with TVs and Johnny Cash music playing everywhere. It was right off the main strip (Broadway) where most of the action seems to be in Nashville. It was small and takes about an hour and a half or so to fully enjoy. Recommend it!

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